RFD (Rate of Force Development) Curve and Velocity-Based Training

Neuromuscular strength is a physical capacity that has gained great relevance in the world of training in recent years. Where today strength training takes place 40 or 50 years ago, endurance training took place. Strength has gained so much weight in the training industry because it has been shown that other physical capabilities stem to […]

Velocity-Based Training (VBT): Common Mistakes You Must Avoid

Velocity Based Training can help you do a lot of great things in the gym to enhance your performance. However, there are probably some other things that you do not want to do. For example, VBT is not about getting fancy and making things complicated. There are some other things as well, which we are […]

Velocity-Based Training in High Schools and Colleges

High school athletes usually have a reduced ability to perform well in the field due to underdeveloped physiques, younger numerical and training age, and various other external factors. They also have to deal with daily challenges, including academic stress, family stress, travel stress, and even nutritional stress. For all these reasons, lifting is just a […]

What is the Lactate Threshold and How to Test It?

Lactate threshold refers to a person’s ability to perform aerobic exercises the fastest they can before the fatigue kicks in. Exercises performed close to this threshold lead to a sudden rise in blood lactate levels. Blood lactate is usually 1-2 mmol/L when you rest or perform low-intensity training. However, it rises to over 20mmol/L when […]

Best Endurance Training For Runners

Running is rarely approached the same way as strength training. It is often taken as unplanned jogs around the block, followed by sprints. But in actuality, running workouts that are targeted towards your specific fitness goals – for example, improving your sprint speed, getting fitter, or training for a marathon – make a big difference. […]

Top Change of Direction Drills You Must Practice

Are you a soccer player who wants to juke your competition? Or a basketball player who wants to fly by their opponents, leaving them wondering what to do? Perhaps your athletic success in these situations is always going to depend on how well you change your direction. Therefore, the only way to master this art […]

How To Improve Your Reaction Time Training

Sports and athletic performance often overlook the importance of reaction time. It refers to the time it takes for your peripheral and central nervous systems to receive, process, and respond to a stimulus. It can be a visual signal (seeing), an auditory signal (hearing), or a kinesthetic signal (touching). When you hear a gun firing, […]

Static or Dynamic Stretching: Which One Is Best?

The importance of stretching cannot be overstated when it comes to any workout routine. Regardless of the type of physical activity, you engage in, stretching your muscles before and after can improve your performance and prevent injury. But what is the right way to stretch? The most basic form of stretching is bending and flexing […]

Olympic Weightlifting Women: Training And Accomplishments

Many people wonder how well women can do when it comes to weightlifting. If you look at the achievements of Olympic weightlifting women, you will not hesitate to admit that they can be serious kinds of weight lifters. Their athleticism is top-of-the-line. This is why the women who go well in this department are up […]

Essential Dynamic Warm-Up For Any Athletes

Every training session should start with a dynamic warm-up, no matter the goal, the ability level, or the sport. By developing an athlete’s/lifter’s mental and physical readiness to train at higher intensities with improved injury resilience, the dynamic warm-up will enhance their mental and physical readiness to train at higher intensities. In this article, we […]